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Can I get into engineering with a C in math?
I wanted to apply to the Northwestern engineering school for chemical engineering, but I fear I may have ended with a C in Calculus BC first semester (I had a B but I don't think I did well on the midterm at all so it could very VERY potentially bring me to a C). I'm also a girl and a minority (Mexican Cuban), so I know being a girl helps for engineering, but I don't want to ruin my chances at admission with the C. Should I play it safe and apply to the college of arts and sciences for a chemistry major? We don't get our grades back until after the application is due so I won't know. I'm very nervous, PLEASE help! (3 replies
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